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"R," signifies moving man II 574 &n

Ra (Egy) Sun-god. See also Amen, Amen-Ra

Apophis enemy of II 588n
contemporary w Haroiri I 366n
defunct as Horus assimilated to I 228
divine Universal Soul I 231
father of Osiris I 437
the generator I 367
gestates in universal egg I 359-60
issued fr the Deep I 231
is the egg of Seb I 364-5
as the "One God" I 675
Osiris-Ptah or, creates limbs I 231
Shoo personification of II 545
Tum, Fohat & I 674

Rabbi(s), Rabbin(s). See also Jews

angel, companion, adept II 626n
blinds created purposely by II 388, 536-7
in Book of Al-Chazari II 40
Brahmans &, re lingam symbol II 471-2
concealed meaning of Ain-soph II 386
enormous bird of, fr Simorgh II 618
God-name of, despoiled II 388
hated Christianity II 537
Hecate predecessor of God of I 395
initiated, purposely confused II 252n
knew esoteric meanings II 127
later, made Jehovah Adonai II 465
later, not sincere II 126-7, 459n, 461
numbers ten, six, five sacred to I 90n
phallicism of II 85
revenge of, against Christians I 11
secrecy of II 126
seven souls of II 632
sleight of hand of I 462
taught seven renewals of globe II 397n, 565, 618
two accounts of Genesis II 252n
two tetragrammatons II 626
wisdom of, materialistic II 247

Rabmag (Chald), chief of magi II 213

Raca [Rega'] (Heb), fool I 578

Race(s). See also Humanity, Man, Mankind, Root-Races, Subraces

Adamic, our II 6
androgynous II 96, 134
astral, & environment II 157
astral doubles, were II 115
Bamian statues record II 339-40
black, brown, older (Winchell) II 695
w bones & Adamic rib II 193
born fr gods, universal concept I 323
born, grow, die II 443-4
cataclysms &, transition II 500n, 703
complexions of II 178, 227 &n, 249-50, 282
condensation of II 151
creation of II 86-108
cycles & I 642; II 330-1, 780
destroyed by fire, water II 725-6
differences betw II 103, 249-50, 607n
divine, our, sprang fr II 365
dying out of II 779-80
each, has its deva II 538
each, under a planet II 23-4
earliest, needed no elements II 160
early, boneless, ethereal II 149
early, had no egos II 610
early Lemurian, roots of mammals II 736
early, sinless, karmaless II 610
early, understood Moon I 386
effects of isolation on II 425
elect, & highest dhyanis II 276
ethereal, incorporeal II 194
ethereal to material & back again II 697
every, adapted to surroundings II 46
every, exalts its deity II 507
evolution of, & embryo II 187-9, 659
evolution of, performed in Mysteries II 419n
extinct, near Tchertchen I xxxiii-iv
fifth, humanity & Mahabharata II 139
first, & Manu II 307, 311
first & second, not physical II 108
first, had three elements II 107, 113
first, origin of II 86-7
first, or "self-born" II 164, 198
first, sexless II 134
first speaking, or Ad-i II 452
first three, & three orders of mammals II 713-14
first two, disappeared in progeny II 609n
first two, knew no death II 609
first two, many-shaped II 635
first, were created, destroyed II 704
first, without fire II 107, 113
five, & four Adams II 457, 503-4
five [in Vishnu Purana] II 322
four, of Hesiod II 271
fourth developed speech II 198-200
garments of, (Zohar) II 315
giant II 754-6
of half-human monsters II 192
hermaphrodite (separating) II 134
human, can breed together II 195
hybrid, left by third II 714
Indo-European, height of II 749
inferior, explained II 162, 249n, 425
inferior, not always older II 721
initiates know history of II 133
initiates veil information re early II 715n
inner senses atrophied in early II 294
intellect dormant in early I 210
intermediate, evolved II 275
Kings of Edom or II 2, 704
Lemuria's accursed, lived in jungles II 319
many, disappear without trace II 437
Massey misunderstood II 634-5
Mediterranean, Winchell re II 695
mindless, some early, remained II 161-2
mixture of, makes new races II 444
more ancient than mammals II 56n
once an organism without organs II 154
our, has reached fifth subrace II 471n
overlap each other II 433n
oviparous even now II 131
phoenix stands for, -cycle II 617
Plato's winged II 55n, 96, 264
polygenetic origin of II 168, 249
pralaya of a II 404
pre-Adamic, & sinning angels I 324
predestination in history of I 641
primeval, huge, filamentoid II 151
primitive, may be old, relapsed II 721-2
primitive, was boneless I 583n
procreation of first, described II 116-17
red & blue, destroyed II 192
relics of distant, will be found I 609
rise & fall of, & writing II 442
Rudra-Siva patron of II 502n
savage & civilized, in all ages II 716
self-, sweat-, & egg-born II 30, 68, 116-17, 172-3
Seth-Enos of fourth II 134
seven, & seven rays II 191n
seven, born simultaneously II 1-12, 77, 329, 611
seven, in Bible II 747-8
seven, in Revelation II 565, 748
seven, in various religions II 617-18
seven, kept secret I xxxv
seven kings or seven I 241; II 748
seven, on Babylonian Tree II 104
seven rishis are II 139
seven zones & II 77, 91, 249, 607n
sterility of, explained II 195-6, 780
superior & inferior, a fallacy II 425
Talmudists lost sense of forty-nine II 618
that never dies II 67
three ethereal II 669
three-eyed men of third & fourth II 669
three great, only remain II 471n, 780

Rachel, mandrakes, magic & II 27n

Radiant Matter

Crookes', & fourth son of Fohat I 562
substance of occultist & I 514n, 545
true nature of light & I 621n

Radiation(s) formless arupa, & bodies I 632-3

Radicals

comets or I 503
forms of cosmic magnetism I 145
six, of Simon Magus II 569n

Radiometer of Crookes I 514

Radius, of circle, triangle I 315-16

Raghunathacharya, Chintamani, Tirukkanda Panchanga, calendar of kali-yuga II 50-1 &n, 67, 68-9

Ragon de Bettignies, Jean-B.-M.

European initiate I xxxvi

——— Le cours philosophique . . .
number three & triangle discussed II 575

——— Orthodoxie Macconnique suivie de la Macconnerie occulte . . .
believed in univ mystery language I 310
Greek aspirated vowels II 576
Greek "Z" a double seven II 582
Hiram Abif a solar myth I 314
keys to symbols, dogmas I 363
meaning of Masonry II 795-6
ogdoad II 580
Pater Zeus, etc II 574
St Germain re solar year II 583
senary (six-fold) & physical man II 591
six sacred to Venus II 592 &n
Sun or Uranus w ancients I 99-100n
tau, terminus (end) II 581
triangle symbol explained II 575-6
triple ternary II 580-1
two spirits II 580

Rahasya (Skt) [secret doctrine], Upanishads or, & Gautama I 271

Ra'hmin [Rahamin] (Aram) [compassion], corresponds to Seth II 315

Rahu (Skt), story & symbol of II 381

Rain

no herbs until coming of I 345
Rudra breathes I 370

Raivata (Skt)

manvantara II 89
root-manu, third round II 309

Raja (Skt), impenetrable or adbhutam II 621

Rajagriha, initiation cave in I xx

Rajamsi (Skt) worlds

six, above Earth (globes) II 384-5n, 608
three, discussed II 621-2, 622n

Rajarishi [Rajarshi] (Skt) II 225n

class of royal rishis II 502

Rajas (Skt) activity, passion

active aspect of ego I 335n
one of the trigunas I 348
sattva, tamas, &, in Anugita I 535

Rajasas (Skt)

incarnating dhyani-chohans II 90
kumaras, asuras, etc II 89

Raja-Yoga (Skt) kingly union

hatha-yoga alone cannot lead to I 95
Taraka, re man's principles I 157-8; II 603

Raja-Yogin (Skt) every adept has to become I 158

Rakshasas (Skt)

"adversaries" of gods II 164
Atlantean giants II 70, 227n, 232n, 276
become saviors (Vishnu Purana) II 163
created by svabhava I 571
early Atlanteans later became II 323
giants of Ceylon II 336
gibborim of Bible or I 415; II 273-4
identified w asuras II 163
incarnated in man II 164
of Lanka & Rama II 276, 752
missionaries link, w Cainites I 415
not demons II 232n
preservers II 165 &n
of Ramayana or devs (Persian) II 394
regarded as demons II 165n, 288
fr the seventh climate II 319-20
Sinhalese & II 407-8
tempters, devourers of man I 415
tombs of, at Malabar II 347, 752
war w Bharateans II 776

Rakshasi Bhasha (Skt) Atlantean language II 199

Ram

head & horns a symbol II 182
-headed god makes man (clay) II 291
horns on Moses II 213n
on Phoenician coin II 546

Rama (Skt). See also Ramayana

conquered rakshasas of Lanka II 276
first Aryan divine dynasty & II 495
Hanuman advisor of I 388
Ravana &, historical II 224n
slew Ravana II 225n

Ramanujacharya [or Ramanuja] (Skt) founded Visishtadvaita Vedanta I 522

Ramayana (Skt)

battle between good & evil II 495-6
Figaniere & monkeys of II 289n
Garuda, Ansumat, cycles II 570
Hanuman, monkey god in II 680
Kapila's eye destroys I 563; II 570
Lakshmi in I 379-80 &n
male & female manus in II 143
maruts, sons of Diti in II 613 &n
must be read esoterically II 496
Pulastya & Ravana II 232n
rakshasas II 163, 394
seven aspects of II 496
weapons or sons of Krisasva II 629

Ramses or Rameses (Egy)

Bait-Oxly tomb in reign of II 559
heroical traditions of II 368
many crosses on throne of II 559

Rao, Devan B. R. Ragoonath, "The Puranas on the Dynasties of the Moryas . . .", Katapa (Kalapa) in Tibet I 378n

Rao, T. S. See Subba Row

Rao, T. V. K., calendar of kali-yuga II 50-1 &n

Raoul-Rochette, D.

Moon goddess of Athenians I 400
Palaemonius Tyrian Hercules II 345n

——— "De la Croix ansee"
Phoenician Venus sign II 546

Rapa-Nui. See also Easter Island

Lemuria extended beyond II 324

Rapes, prior to fifth race II 276

Raphael (archangel)

denounced fallen angels II 382n
dragon, the (Ophite) I 127n; II 115n
speaks to Adam (Milton) I 622

Rash, B'rash [Re'sh, Bere'shith] (Heb). See also Bereshith

numerical first words in Genesis I 443-4

Ra-shoo [Ra-shu] (Egy) solar fire I 311

Rasi (Skt), Virgo or 6th I 292-3

Rasi-Chakra (Skt), zodiac I 376

Rasit [Re'shith] (Heb) [wisdom, oldest, chief], Greek (Arche) (Parkhurst) II 313, 460

Rata (Zend), sacrificial offering II 517

Rational Refutation. See Gore, N.

Ratri (Skt) night II 58

Rauchya (Skt) II 309. See also Manus

Raumyas, Raumas (Skt) demigods

born fr pores of Virabhadra II 182-3
strife between gods & II 182
sweat-born race II 68

Ravana. See also Ramayana

carries off Sita II 570
giant King of Lanka II 224, 232n
Hiranyakasipu reborn as II 225n
Pulastya grandfather of II 232n
slain by Rama II 225n
symbol of Atlantean race II 495

Raven II 2

number values of I 443-4; II 466
Odin's I 443; II 100
returned not to the ark I 444

Rawlinson, George

Aryan (Vedic) influence on Babylon II 130

——— The Antiquity of Man . . .
primeval savage II 722

——— History of Herodotus
Egyptian civilization before Menes II 432

——— The Origin of Nations
mythology of early man II 722

Rawlinson, Sir Henry

Hea or Hoa (Chaldean) II 26n
on two races at Fall II 5
vedic influence in Babylon I xxxi

Ray(s)

atom becomes seven I 635
buddhi vehicle of solar I 216
chaos ceases thru the I 231
differentiates Waters of Space I 231
divine, falls into generation II 231n
divine, fr the One I 222
divine, or Father I 70
dropped into cosmic depths I 71
of enlightenment II 231
Father- II 592
first manifest, of unknown ALL I 106
flashes into the germ I 57
Hansa-Vahana is the I 80
impregnates chaos I 64
Logos emanates seven I 130
Logos or, contains seven I 80, 572n, 573-4
monad spark fr uncreated I 571
omnipresent spiritual I 69
penetrates mundane egg I 80-1
Primordial Seven I 88, 106-9
seven I 80, 571-4 &nn
seven, & ether of science I 515n
seven, & seven principles II 635
seven, & seven races II 191n
seven, & sushumna or solar I 523n
seven, form seven new suns I 290
seven mystic I 515 &n
seven, of Chaldean heptakis I 227
seven, of Osiris II 141
seven, of seven plexuses II 92
seven, of solar lion's crown II 564
seven, of the Sun I 290, 370, 515 &n, 524n, 525n, 574; II 25, 69n, 605, 608, 611-13, 772n
seven, of time & THAT II 612
seven, or dhyani-chohans I 130, 573
seven worlds of being hang fr seven I 120
solar, & ascent of Jiva I 132
triple, & unmanifested kosmos II 24
unites w the soul I 119
white, & seven colors II 492

Reade, T. Mellard

——— "Limestone as an Index . . ." II 11
sedimentary strata II 694

Real, the Real

is at the seventh depth I 628
nothing on Earth is I 287
as opposed to ideal I 55-6
universe is invisible I 278
universe is, to beings in it I 274

Reality I 273, 328, 619n

atman or the One I 181
dual nature of I 327n
eye of seer beholds I 617
illusion & I 295-6
maya & I 39-40, 145-6
mulaprakriti & I 629
"not on Earth" I 287
one absolute I 14-17, 54n, 295, 629
ONE, or Nameless Deity I 119
Purusha the only, (Advaitis) II 598
Pythagoras, Plato on I 281, 617
realities & I 59n
transcendental, of occultists I 281-2
unity of units (Leibniz) I 629-30

Reason

"creation of," (Bacon) I 481
governs world history (Hegel) I 641
language & II 199n
third race endowed w II 248, 363

Rebekah, two nations in womb of II 705

Rebel(s). See also Adversary, Asuras, Elohim, Lucifer, Pitris (Solar)

adepts, yogis fr past II 94
against Kronos or immovable Duration I 418
arupa pitris II 94
chose curse of incarnation II 246
Codex Nazaraeus re I 194-6
described II 93-5, 489-92
doomed to be reborn II 585
ferouers (Persian), seven hosts or II 489
Fire Angels called II 243, 246
hurled into space [Revelation] I 202
Lords of Spheres made into I 577
sacrifice of II 246-8
saviors of mankind II 103
some incarnated, some quickened II 103
would not create will-less men II 243

Rebellion. See also War in Heaven

of angels II 94, 489-92
of oldest & highest angels II 103

Rebirth(s). See also Reincarnation

after 3,000 years (Egyptian) I 386n
Druids' belief in II 760
endless series of cosmic II 80
initiation meant spiritual II 470
karma & I 643; II 302-6
karmic, cyclic II 232, 234
kundalini-sakti & I 293
man may escape devachan & I 39
providence punishes to seventh I 643
of same individuality II 303, 306
symbols of I 365, 385-6 &n; II 543, 617
of the world II 757

Recapitulation of Embryo. See also Embryo, Foetus

Aesculapius & Hippocrates knew of II 259
dog & man (six weeks) II 258-9
Isis Unveiled on II 187-9
kabbalists knew of II 259
man passes thru kingdoms II 258-9
man preceding mammals & II 255-63
mirrors history of race II 187-9, 659
relates to shell of man II 255
seven rounds & seven months of II 257

"Recent Researches on Minute Life." See Slack, H. J.

Recherches experimentales. See Hirn, G. A.

Recherches pour servir . . . See Milne-Edwards

Recollection(s) II 311

collective, in divine soul II 424
lost, of monad's divine origin I 267

Record(s) I 271n, 409, 610-12; II 23, 335

accessible to initiates only II 437
astral I 105
astronomical, beginning w fourth race II 353
Atlantean II 436, 692
Babylonian, esoteric II 691-2
Book of Enoch resume of history II 535
of buddhas on palm leaves II 423-5
cup marks, of oldest races II 346n
destruction of II 692, 763n
kabbalists tampered w II 457, 473, 560
oral, of fourth race preserved II 530
of past & future in zodiac I 646-7; II 332, 353, 368, 431-2 &n
of prehistoric past II 67, 251, 314
primitive, copied & concealed II 530
recorders of karmic I 104, 128-9, 132; II 529
Rig-Veda oldest known II 606
of serpents of wisdom preserved II 352-3

Rector(s). See also Regents

become Samael, Schemal I 417
cosmocratores & I 124, 440
Fall of I 417
Kepler's I 498
magi must know wisdom of I 409
maharajah or I 124
planetary, & humanity's monads I 575
planets moved by, (Plato) I 493
progenitors, sephiroth or II 293
St Michael "most powerful" II 479
seven, in Pymander II 97
seven, or pillars II 293

Rectores Mundi (Lat). See also Creator

assist Christian Creator I 440
host of, creative Logos II 237

Red. See also Dragon, Indian (American)

-Adam, Semites, Jews fr II 426
blue &, races destroyed II 192
-brown face on column II 178
color of "first man" II 43n
dragon II 93-4n, 379, 513, 771n
earth or Adami II 454
-hair-covered monsters II 184
Siva reborn as four, youths II 282
some, men remained (Stanzas) II 351
third race was, (Stanzas) II 227
Topinard on black, yellow & II 249n
-yellow, Atlanteans became II 250

Redeem(er)

celestial yogis sacrifice & II 246
Egyptian prophecy & I 399n
mankind its own II 420-1
mind is our II 513n, 515

Redemption

of man fr his "coats of skin" I 642
of the pilgrim man I 268
Satan cornerstone of II 515
sin &, (Prometheus) II 420-1

Red Sea I 410

Exodus story of, Atlantean II 426-9, 494n

Redskins. See Indians (American)

Rees, Abraham, New Encyclopaedia II 392

Reformers II 358-9

Regeneration. See also Initiation

crucifixion & II 561
initiation is II 470
no, without destruction I 413
occult teachings bring I 299
serpent symbol of I 65, 73
Siva is, & destruction II 182
winged globe & man's spiritual I 365

Regent(s), Ruling Intelligences I 152, 394, 448. See also Planetary Spirits, Rectors

every world has its I 99
four cardinal points & I 122-3, 126
Lares as planetary II 361
of Moon pulling on Earth II 325
planetary, & humanity's monads I 575
seven, & national, tribal gods I 421
seven, of planets II 22, 23, 210n, 488
seven, of Pymander II 488
seventy planets blind for I 576
supervise creation of Earth II 23
various names for I 99
of Venus incarnated as Usanas II 32-3
of zodiacal signs minor gods II 358

Regnard, Jean-Franccois, Voyage de Laponie, Laplanders call corpses manee II 774n

Regne des dieux. See Boulanger, N.

Regulus. See Cor Leonis

Reichenbach, Baron Charles von, Physico-Physiological Researches, Od or vital fluid of I 76n, 338n

Reincarnating Ego(s)

atman imparts immortality to II 110
principle in Egyptian religion I 220
race sterility & II 780

Reincarnation(s) II 459. See also Incarnation, Rebirths

of animals II 196n
of avataras II 358-9
Buddhas, Christs do not escape I 639
centuries between II 303
Confucius on I 440 &n
among Druids II 760
ego wins way thru many I 17
Egyptians kept, secret I 227; II 552
Essenes, Jesus believed in II 111n
of fallen gods or nirmanakayas II 232, 255n
is to be dreaded (Hinayana) I 39
karma &, discussed II 302-6
Krishna, Buddha on II 359
man's divine soul remembers II 424
necessity for I 171, 182-3
racial II 146n
same monad throughout I 175, 265
scarabaeus symbol of II 552
tenet of, fr Atlanteans II 760
voluntary, are nirmanakayas I 132n

Reindeer II 741

hunters of Perigord II 749n
Paleolithic portrait of II 717-18, 720-3

Religio Laici. See Dryden, John

Religion(s). See also Church, Esoteric, Exoteric, Mysteries, Worship

allegory & metaphor in every II 98
all, fed fr wisdom-source I xliv-v
all fr one center (Faber) II 760n
ancient concept of II 106
Babylonian II 691
based on force called God I 397
Carlyle on two kinds of II 470
conflict of science w I 668-9
cyclic rise & fall of II 723
degraded by sexual mysteries II 471
dhyanis original priests II 605n
dogmatic, & sexual element I 381-2
dogmatic, will die out II 415
every, but a chapter I 318
exoteric, & left-hand path II 503
exoteric, anthropomorphic, phallic II 654-8
exoteric, described II 281
exoteric, gradual spread of II 527
heliolatrous II 378-9
Lemurians & II 271-6
mystery language in I 310-11
of nature vs human-born II 797
oldest, are Indian, Mazdean, Egyptian I 10
once a universal I 229, 341; II 760n, 774n
one ennobling, described I 381n
origin of modern II 272-4
pagan, dreaded by Christians I xl
primitive, nature of I 463
reverence, piety, oneness in II 272-3
science &, on Earth's age II 796
sexual, & astronomy II 274
students of ancient, dogmatize I xxviii
superstitions of dogmatic II 104
there is no new I xxxvi
universal truth in all I xiii; II 489, 514, 516, 610
Vedic seed of old II 483
wisdom-, in Central Asia I 376

Religions of India. See Barth, A.

Religio Persarum. See Hyde, Thomas

Remusat, J. P. Abel, Tao-teh-king, I Hi Wei means Jehovah I 472

Renan, J. Ernest

on cradle of humanity II 204
Egyptian civilization had no infancy II 334
ignores annals of divine kings II 367

——— La Chaire d'Hebreu . . .
the supernatural II 194

——— The Life of Jesus I xlvi, 454

——— History of the Origins of Christianity
treats Adam-Adami w contempt II 457

——— "Sur les debris . . ." in Revue Germanique
derides Nabathean Agriculture II 452, 454-6

"Render unto Caesar . . ." [Luke 20:25] I 296

Renouf, Peter Le Page

——— Religion of Ancient Egypt
mythology a primitive disease I 303, 398
no Greek, Hebrew ideas fr Egypt I 402
Nouter [Neter], "god," generic not personal I 675

Rephaim (Heb)

first two astral races II 279
giants in Job (Isis Unveiled) I 345; II 496

Reproductive Process. See also Conception, Generation

age of present, unknown II 118
arani & pramantha more than symbol of human II 101 &n
bisexual II 133
budding II 116-17, 132, 166
fourth Adam had power of II 457
modes of, unknown today I 190 &n
oviparous II 132, 166, 181, 659, 735
ovoviviparous II 166
of polyps II 177-8
primitive human hermaphrodites II 118-19
progressive order of II 166-7
sexual & asexual II 116, 132, 658
stages in man II 659
third race II 171, 183-4
variety of modes of II 168, 658-9, 735
by will, sight, touch, yoga II 183
Winchell on I 607-8n

Reptile(s) II 55, 153, 656. See also Dragons, Serpents

fr amphibians II 256-7
amphibious, age of II 201
atrophied third eye in II 296
birds descended fr II 183, 254, 734
bisexual before mammalian age II 594n
foetus assumes shape of II 188
forms of, fr third round II 684, 712
giant, described II 218-19
giant man lived w giant II 219
giant, now dwarfed II 733
Kasyapa father of II 253-4, 259n
man lived in age of II 157
man preceded II 274
Mesozoic age of II 204
most, preceded man in fourth round II 594n
ovoviviparous II 166
preceded bird & mammal I 404
third eye covered in present II 299n
use man's third & fourth round relics II 290

Republic. See Plato

Repulsion

Archaeus of Paracelsus & I 538
attraction, heat & I 103
force of attraction & I 102, 293, 497, 604
gravity vs attraction & I 497, 529, 604
Kepler & Empedocles on I 497-8
Sun fluids are attraction & I 529-30

Reqa' (Heb), fool I 578

Rerum Natura, De. See Lucretius

Researches on Light. See Hunt, Robert

Resha Trivrah [Re'sha' Hivvara'] (Aram) White Head in Zohar I 339; II 84

Responsibility, & free will II 255n, 412, 421

Rest, activity & I 62, 116, 134n, 240, 374, 377; II 240, 281, 310-11, 545, 705n, 726, 747. See also Motion

"Restes de l'ancienne . . ." See Rougemont

Resurrection, Resurrected

Apollo, every nineteen years II 770
Egyptian I 312, 386n
frog symbol & idea of I 385-6 &n
Holy of Holies & II 459-62
initiation & II 462
of Jesus II 542
Norse version of II 100
origin of Christian I 310
phoenix & II 617
sarcophagus symbolized II 459, 462
serpent emblem of I 472
sound &, of man I 555
various gods of I 472-3

Retardation II 64. See also Retrogression

Australia affected by law of II 197
hermaphroditism & law of II 172n
law of II 260n
progressive development & II 260 &n

Retribution

dhyani-chohans & I 188
exacting divinity or karma II 555n
karma unerring law of I 634
law of, vs blind faith II 304-5
lipikas & I 103-4

Retrogression of Form (Figaniere) II 289n. See also Retardation

Retzius, Anders

——— ["Present State of Ethnology . . ."] in Smithsonian Report
linked American Indian w Guanches II 740
peoples of America, Africa linked II 792

Reuben (Jacob's son), man or Aquarius I 651

Reuchlin, Johannes, De arte cabbalistica, q on heptad, etc II 599-601

Revealer(s)

in every round, race I 42
Logos of man is, of God II 589
nature & character of I 317
of truths faces moral death I 299

Revelation(s)

Christian, discussed II 708
fr divine yet finite beings I 10
Jewish scriptures not divine I xxvi n
of language explained I 309, 317
mankind inspired by same I 341
Marcus, re deity I 351
mythology & I 304 &n
Nabathean Agriculture a II 455
no religion a special II 797
Pentateuch not a II 3n
primeval I xxx, 52, 356
Secret Doctrine not a I vii
seven, explained I 42
Upanishads & I 269-70
various sources of, listed I 10

Revelation. See Marcus

Revelation (St John's) I 452n; II 208-9

Apollo's mother & red dragon of II 383 &n
Babylon, mother of harlots II 748
chapter 12 fr Babylonian legends II 383-4
Christ as the Morning Star II 540
cubical city descending II 75
divine, mortal years & II 619
dragon of, Atlantean II 355-6
fallen angels & seventh seal II 516
Fall verses fr Book of Enoch II 484
four animals of II 533
Latona legend in II 771n
Logos w female breasts I 72n
marriage of the lamb II 231
Michael fights dragon II 382n
Pistis Sophia older than I 410
plagiarizes Book of Enoch II 229, 482-3, 497, 506
red dragon & arupa pitris II 93 &n
Secret Doctrine key to II 536
seven-headed dragon II 484
seven kings, five have gone II 565n, 748
seven rounds, races II 565, 618
seven stars II 355, 633
seven thunders II 563
stamping the forehead II 557
virgin & dragon I 657
War in Heaven I 68, 194, 202; II 103
white horse & fire I 87
woman w child II 384n, 771n

Revel [Reuel]-Jethro, Midian priest-initiator II 465n

Reversion to Type

giants, monsters & II 56, 293n
not puzzling to theosophists II 685

"Review of Kolliker's Criticisms." See Huxley

Revolution(s)

critique of theories re I 501-2
Earth's, calculated by ancients I 117
inverse, of satellites I 575
of meteor swarms I 672-3
perfect accord of mutual I 594
physical, spiritual I 641

Revolutions du globe . . . See Cuvier, G.

Revue archeologique

Central Asian changes (d'Eckstein) II 356
day of "come to us" (de Rouge) I 134n
rocking stones (Henry) II 344-5
strife betw good & evil (Maury) II 497

Revue de Deux Mondes

Littre on de Perthes' Memoir II 738-9
Littre on matter I 502n
Littre on skulls of Europeans, etc II 790
Thierry on legends & real history I 675-6; II 182

Revue Germanique

Baudry on fire by friction II 524
Baudry on lightning II 526
Humboldt on Solar System I 497n
Renan on Chwolsohn II 454

Reynaud, Jean

——— Philosophie religieuse: Terre et Ciel
changes in planetary orbits I 503
incipient rotation I 505

Reynolds, Professor James Emerson

classification of elements I 585 &n
zigzag curve of, (Crookes) I 550

Rhea (Gk) goddess of Earth, matter

monad, duad, heptad (Proclus) I 446
Titans sons of, & Kronos II 142, 143, 269

Rhine River, skulls found by, like skulls of Caribs II 739

Rhinoceros II 735

fossils II 751, 773n
Paleolithic man lived w woolly II 721

Rhizomata, roots of all mixed bodies II 599

Rhodes (Isle of)

Colossus of II 338
sank & reemerged II 391
Telchines iron workers of II 391

"Rh Ya." See Erh ya

Rhys Davids, T. W.

criticizes Esoteric Buddhism I 539n
great Pali & Buddhist scholar I 539n

——— Buddhism . . .
on Avalokitesvara I 471
Buddha's celestial counterpart I 108-9

Ribhu(s) (Skt) skilled artist II 55n

Kumara in Sankhya Karika I 457n

Riccioli, G., [Almagestum novum . . . ], mean motion tables of I 667n

Riccius, Augustinus, Lyra, Hydra, etc, & Ptolemy I 664

Richardson, Dr Benjamin Ward

favors solar magnetism I 498
intuition of I 508-9
original & liberal thinker I 526

——— "Sun Force & Earth Force"
describes Metcalf's "caloric" I 524-7

——— "Theory of a Nervous Ether" I 634
Archaeus or "Nerve-Force" II 654
described I 531-3, 537-9
nerve aura of occultism II 298n
vital principle substantial I 603

Richardson & Barth. See Barth & Richardson

Richet, Charles

Charcot &, vindicate Mesmer II 156
"Do not deny a priori" I 640n

[Rigg, James M.], "Notes on Aristotle's Psychology . . . ," history, ancient, modern II 286

Right-hand Path

adepts of, or prophets II 211, 503
left &, began in Atlantis I 192n; II 494
persecution of, by left II 503

Rigor mortis, liquor vitae or vital principle & I 538

Rig-Veda (Skt)

Aditi I 99
Aja is Logos in II 578
Apsarasas II 585
asuras divine in II 59, 500
begins w Hiranyagarbha I 426
Brahmanaspati I 120n; II 45n
Brahma not in I 346, 426, 445
Brihaspati I 120n
Budha & II 498
compiled by initiates II 451, 606 &n
corroborates occult teaching II 605-11
Daksha & Aditi II 247n
"Deluge" not in I 67-8
"desire first arose in It . . ." II 176
Gandharvas of fire of Sun II 585
globe chain referred to by II 384-5n
Ida, Ila II 138
Indra in, & Puranas II 378, 614
kama & II 176, 578-9
Lord arose in Hiranyagarbha I 89
maruts II 613
mirror of eternal wisdom II 484
"Nor aught nor nought . . ." I 26
not understood today I xxvii
occult ages in II 52n
occult volume of Aryanism II 378
older than Hesiod II 450
oldest known record I xxvii; II 606
poetry of, (Barth, Muller) II 450-1
rishis credited w I 442
seven paths or rays II 191 &n
seven rivers, rishis, races II 605-6
six worlds, three planes II 608
Surya's seven rays & seven globes II 605
10,580 verses, 1,028 hymns I xxvii
three Earths in II 758
three strides (rajamsi) I 112; II 38, 622n
two deluges in II 270
universe divided into seven regions II 611n
Unknowable II 128
Vach I 427n; II 418n
Vaisvanara (Agni) II 381
Visvakarman II 101n
world divisions of II 622

Rig-Vidhana (Skt) efficacy of Vedic mantras I 436

Rikshas (Skt) Pleiades, seven Rishis I 227n, 453; II 631. See also Constellations, Great Bear

Rimmon (Heb), god of storms II 353

Ring(s). See also Planetary Chains, Rounds

dvipas form concentric II 758
lokas or seven I 204
luminous around moon I 590
symbol of One I 11

Ring "Pass-Not" I 90, 129-35 &nn

Riphaeus, Mt, Hyperborean land II 7

Rishabha (Skt) bull, musical note

quality of sound I 534
Taurus II 408

Rishi(s) (Skt) seer. See also Dhyani-Chohans, Prajapatis

Agnihotri descendants of II 499
arupa pitris appear as II 93-4
Bhrigu one of the II 76n
birth of the seven II 624
Brahma creates, spiritually II 44
canons of proportion fr I 208-9n
classes of I 436; II 501-2
classes of, appear by sevens II 611
creators I 442
elohim, cherubs, etc II 85
fathers of various beings II 259
flames or, incarnate in third race II 247-
forty-nine agnis (fires) or II 85
gods & men II 211
of Great Bear I 213n, 227n, 357n, 453; II 489, 549-50, 631, 768
highest dhyanis I 207, 208n
horses of Agni II 605
incarnated in man II 373n
informing intelligences II 34
initiates who recorded Vedas II 606n
initiation caves of II 381
invisible deity or I 114
Kasyapa one of seven II 382n
kings & sages doubles of I 442
manasaputras, dhyani-buddhas I 571
manus & II 310, 359, 614-15n
mark time & periods of kali-yuga II 550
men in prior cycles I 107
milk the Earth I 398
named in various scriptures I 436
Narada a I 413; II 47, 82-3, 275n, 502, 585
-Narayana, Krishna & II 359
nirmanakayas II 93-4
no longer appear in India II 178
our races sprang fr pitris or II 365
patriarchs or II 129
planetary angels I 198
prajapatis, manus, or I 346, 349, 355, 442
prehuman period, belong to II 284
fr previous manvantara I 207
rebellious & fallen gods II 232
reborn as mortals II 775n
reborn on Earth in various races II 318n
regents of worlds, gods I 99
saptarshi or seven II 318n
seven, Brahma's manasaputras II 625
seven, creations, zones, etc II 612
seven divine I 349
seven, fourteen, twenty-one I 235n, 433, 442
seven, in each root-race II 614n
seven, mark time of events II 549-50
seven, marry Krittikas II 551
seven principles II 313, 715n
seven races or II 139, 140
seven, saved fr deluge II 35, 139, 715n
seven swans or, & Great Bear I 357n
seven, twelve hierarchies of I 436
sons of, & progenitors of man II 614-15n
stellar, lunar spirits I 198
symbolized cycles I 641
ten or seven, sired man II 365-6
Titans, Kabiri same as II 142
Vach entered into the I 430; II 107
Vaivasvata Manu & seven II 69n, 425
various equivalents of I 92, 442
Vedas arranged by II 146n
word, "to lead or move" (Kunte) I 346
worshiped as planetary regents II 361
Year of the Seven II 307n

Rishi-Prajapati(s) (Skt)

Bhrigu the great II 32n
born again & again I 571-2
builders or primeval I 127
every race has seven & ten II 365
first mind-born entities I 127
sources of man's revelation I 10
ten semi-divine I 349

Rishi-Yogis (Skt) more powerful than gods II 78-9n

Rishoun [Rishon] (Heb), Adam or II 315

Ritu (Skt, Roodoo in tx) two solar months make a II 620

Ritual(ism)

Apollo & church II 383n
Brahmans concerned w II 567
Buddhistic & Catholic I 539n
Egyptian I 312, 359
husks of, & smoke II 566
inaugurated by left-path adepts II 503
now harmless farce II 748
origin of exoteric II 273
self-worship, phallicism & II 273
yogis oppose I 415

River Gods, ancestors of Hellenes I 345n

Rivers, Seven, of Heaven & Earth II 605-6

Rivers of Life. See Forlong, J. G. R.

Rivett-Carnac, John Henry, Archaeological Notes . . . , cup-like markings on stones II 346n

RO, Cypriote & Coptic II 547

Road, "winds uphill" [Rossetti] I 268

Robes, Invisible, mystic root of matter I 35

Roc (Pers), or Simorgh symb cycles II 617

Rochas d'Aiglun, A. de

——— Les Forces . . .
Bouilland & Edison's phonograph II 784n
spirits that move matter I 645-6n

Rochester Cathedral II 85

Rock(s), balanced, in Harpasa (Pliny) II 346-7

Rock-cut Temples (Hindustan)

decad found in I 321
many viharas in II 338

Rocking or Logan Stones

called "Stones of Truth" II 346
discussed II 344-5
found in Old, New Worlds II 342n
largest, Atlantean II 347
of natural origin (geologists) II 343

Rocks of Destiny, oracle rocks read by priests II 346

Rohanee [Ruhani] [spirit-knowledge] Sufi I 199

Rohini (Skt) embryo of Krishna conveyed to II 527

Rohit (Skt) hind, Vach took form of I 431


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